Summer Sounds concerts return to St. James Church

The Summer Sounds at St. James Concert Series is returning for its fourth season. The concerts will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesdays in July at St. James Episcopal Church, 205 N. Fourth St.

Single ticket admission is $10. College students with a valid ID will be admitted free. Tickets packages are also available.

A reception with the performers will follow each concert. Tickets may be purchased at Reservations and more information are available at the church’s website and by calling the office at (225) 387-5141.

The series opens July 3 with the National WWII Museum’s Victory Belles, a vocal trio that sings World War II-era classics.

The Hot Club of New Orleans performs July 10. Featuring guitar, violin, clarinet and bass, the group performs swing-era jazz with a modern touch.

Zydeco band Donna Angelle and the Zydeco Posse appears July 17.

Baritone Stephen Rushing returns to St. James July 24 for a performance of music by Henry Purcell, G.F. Handel, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Keith Bissell, Donald Swann and Cole Porter.

Trombonist Chris Belleau performs blues, Tex-Mex and Cajun music for the concluding concert on July 31.